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Registered Nurse – Medical Surgical/Neurosurgical Intensive Care Unit

University Health Network

This is a Contract position in Toronto, ON posted October 13, 2020.

ONA POSTING #853702

Position:  Registered Nurse (REPOST) 
Site:  Toronto Western Hospital
Department:  Medical Surgical/Neurosurgical Intensive Care Unit
Reports to:  Nurse Manager   
Scale/Grade:  E0 06
Salary Range:  $33.56 – $48.05 per hour (Start rate determined in accordance with collective agreement requirements).
Hours: 37.50 Hours/Week; 12 Hour Days/Nights and Weekends, Statutory Holidays
Status:  Permanent Full-Time 

University Health Network (UHN) is looking for an experienced professional to fill the key role of Registered Nurse in our Medical/Neuro Intensive Care Unit.

The Energy of the City. The Rewards of a Great Career.

UNIVERSITY HEALTH NETWORK is Canada’s largest academic health sciences centre and is affiliated with the University of Toronto. Building on the strengths and successes of our three remarkable hospitals, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto Western Hospital, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre and Toronto Rehab Hospitals, UHN brings together new tools, technologies and talent to make us an international leader in health-care and the ideal place to build your nursing career.

The 32 bed Medical/Surgical/Neuro Intensive Care Unit is a regional centre for neurosurgical and spinal cord injured patients and provides nurses with a wide variety of professional challenges.

Care is provided through an interprofessional model where all patients are seen by a group of varied health care providers daily. The acuity and breadth of exposure to our diverse patient population makes it a rich learning environment for students and trainees from all professions – physicians, nurses, pharmacy, respiratory therapists, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, speech language pathologists, registered dieticians, social workers and spiritual care.

The majority of patients have diagnoses of:

  • Neurologic disorders
  • General internal medical conditions

Disorders requiring: 

  • Neurosurgery (head and spine)
  • General surgery
  • Orthopedic surgery

Qualifications

  • Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Current Basic Cardiac Life Support (B.C.L.S.) certification
  • Completion of a Critical Care Course required 
  • Minimum one (1) to two (2) years recent/current, direct acute care Medical/Surgical Nursing experience
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent organization and time management skills
  • Exceptional decision making and problem solving ability
  • B. Sc. N. preferred
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (A.C.L.S.) certification preferred
  • Current MSICU and NICU experience preferred

Closing Date:  Until Filled

For current UHN employees, only those who have successfully completed their probationary period, have a good employee record along with satisfactory attendance in accordance with UHN’s attendance management program, and possess all the required experience and qualifications will be given first consideration.

University Health Network thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

UHN is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the Bona-fide for the open position.  Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted.